Explore Italy - Spring Break
Venice, Florence, Orvieto, Rome,
Program Type: UA Faculty-led
Credit Type: UA Direct Credit
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Class Eligibility: Sophomore , Junior , Senior , Graduate
Language of Instruction: English
Program Open To: UA and Non-UA Students
Explore Explore Italy - Spring Break
Explore Italy during Spring Break!
Spring Break is the ideal time to explore the amazing cities in Italy which will include site visits in Venice, Florence, Orvieto, and Rome! Group flight to and from Italy from either the Tucson or Phoenix airport is included!
Upcoming Info Session: 10/13/24
Join us on Friday, October 13th, 2024 at 4PM for a virtual info session to learn more about how you can be apart of the Explore Italy spring break trip where students get to visit the amazing cities in Italy including Venice, Florence, Orvieto, and Rome!
You will be enrolled in a 1 unit CLAS 499 course using the cities of Italy as your text! If you are a W.A. Franke Honors student you will be enrolled in an honors section of CLAS 499
While in Venice, we will visit the Doges Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica. In Florence, the jewel of the Renaissance, we'll see Michelangelo’s David and also the splendid Uffizi Gallery. In Rome, we spend our days with visits to the Forum, Colosseum, Vatican Museums, and several other sites.
Prior to leaving you will have two mandatory course meetings:
- January meeting Date/Time TBD - Trip Logistics with snack
- February meeting Date/Time TBD - Film and Course Discussion with Dinner
FACULTY: Prof. Cynthia White email@example.com
Students interested in two additional credits should contact Dr. Cynthia White to enroll in independent study credits to take place in7W1. Please note, the tuition for the additional 7W1 independent study credits is not included in the Explore Italy program fees.
Site visits include Venice, Florence, Orvieto and Rome (precise itinerary TBD)
- TRAVEL to all sites in-country
- ACCOMMODATIONS—3 and 4 star hotels
- BREAKFAST included with accommodations
- ENTRANCES to all sites and museums
- TOUR GUIDES at each site
We will stay in conveniently located 3 and 4 star hotels. Breakfasts will be included in our stays.
- SILLC Global Award Fund: Benefits UA undergraduate students in good standing who are declared majors in any of the SILLC disciplines.
- Cynthia White Travel and Study in Italy Award: Students who are enrolling in a UA Classics course in Italy are eligible to apply!
- The Department of Religious Studies & Classics Awards
- College of Humanities (COH) Scholarships: The COH offers a number of scholarships specifically for study abroad, including the Fearless Inquiry Award, Alfred and Mary Beigel Memorial Scholarship ($5,200), Donna Dillon Manning and Larry Horner Endowed Humanities Award for Study Abroad ($2,500), Donna Swaim Study Abroad Award for Double Majors ($1,000), Werner Schirmer Memorial Scholarship ($400). See complete list above for general scholarship opportunities from COH.
- UA Study Abroad Scholarships
- Students who receive the Pell Grant may qualify for the Gilman Scholarship. Applications due on October & March.
- Students should also apply to the Fund for Education Abroad if eligible!
- Do not forget that Scholarship Universe is also another great resource to find scholarships that may be applicable to study abroad.
- Although it is not exhaustive, our office has put together a list of study abroad scholarships & we have compiled them into a database. Please visit our Scholarship Tracker to view the available scholarships.
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